Commerce

CISA Warns of Vulnerabilities in Banned Chinese Surveillance Tech

The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on tightening its national security reviews of foreign suppliers.

Agencies Seek Comments on Supply Chain Security of Critical Software

The Commerce and Homeland Security departments want details about the information and communications technology industry’s cybersecurity practices and gaps in manufacturing.

Scientists Are Using New Satellite Tech to Find Glow-in-the-Dark Milky Seas of Maritime Lore

For centuries, sailors have told tales of huge swaths of ocean glowing on dark nights.

White House Tasks NIST with Producing Another Cybersecurity Framework

The administration touted private-sector commitments to improve cybersecurity through training and design.

House Republicans Ask Commerce to Add Former Huawei Entity to Government Blacklist

They also requested a briefing from the End-User Committee which designates additions to the Entity List.

Commerce Department Developing Massive IT Services Contract

The enterprise contract will support IT delivery at every level, including agencies like Census, NOAA and NIST.

NIST Updates Cyber Resiliency Guide to Account for Increasingly Sophisticated Threats

Public feedback on the more than 200-page document will be considered in the near future.

Energy Updates Assessment Tool for Administration’s 100-Day Cybersecurity Sprint

The update comes as lawmakers jostle for jurisdiction over cybersecurity across multiple critical infrastructure sectors with a slew of bills advancing in both chambers of Congress.

Commerce Secretary Highlights Cybersecurity Workforce Needs With $3B Initiative

Grants will be competitively awarded to state and local governmental entities, institutions of higher education, not-for-profit entities, unions and tribes. 

White House Selects Former Fed as NIST Leader

Laurie Locascio was tapped to be the Commerce Department’s next Undersecretary for Standards and Technology.

NIST Outlines Security Measures for Software Use and Testing Under Executive Order

Eyes now turn to the Office of Management and Budget to issue requirements for federal agencies and contractors based on NIST’s work.

Lawmakers Encourage Allied Countries to Set Security Standards for International Tech Research

Heads of the State and Energy departments, OSTP, and others would contribute to their making.

NIST Turns to Technology in its Technical Investigation of the Florida Condo Collapse

Drones, 3D scanners, a data portal and more are supporting scientists in the disaster’s aftermath.